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Lab Partners

John and Benita Katzenellenbogen, PhDs, are partners in both life and in the lab. Endocrine News asked this award-winning couple about their careers, their research, and, of course, how they met. For the first time in history, the Endocrine Society’s 2016 Fred Conrad Koch Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to a married couple, Benita and...
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Members in the News: Thomas Landefeld Pens Book on Sex

According to Amazon.com’s rankings, the no. 1 new release in “health teaching materials” is a book by Endocrine Society member Thomas Landefeld, PhD. And it’s all about sex. Sex: Understanding What You Know, What You Want to Know, and What You Have Not Even Thought About: Knowing About Sex was written by Landefeld to provide...
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ENDO 2016: A Centennial Celebration

endo 2016 cover image As the Endocrine Society celebrated 100 years at ENDO 2016, attendees were treated to a cascade of new research. From the ongoing controversy of what constitutes gestational diabetes to the ongoing research of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, endocrine science was the real star in Boston. On the afternoon of Sunday, April 3, the day before ENDO 2016...
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Congress Gets Personal, Shares Diabetes Tales on Society’s Hill Day

On April 28, after a day educating members of Congress about the importance of the field of endocrinology and emphasizing the need for federal funding for the National Institutes of Health to support the development of new treatments for endocrine conditions, the Endocrine Society hosted a Congressional Reception on Capitol Hill to celebrate its 100th...
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Endocrine Society Presents 7th Annual Endocrine Summit in Mumbai

The Endocrine Society hosted the Endocrine Summit in Mumbai, India, to conduct clinical course that covers a breadth of endocrinology topics from April 30 to May 1. This year’s Summit took place over a day and a half and was made possible with support from Sun Pharmaceuticals and a partnership with MediQuest. The Society brought...
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Society Discusses Collaboration with NICHD Leadership

On May 6, Endocrine Society members Richard Legro, MD, and Carole Mendelson, PhD, represented the Society at a meeting with leadership from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), including the Acting Director of the NICHD, Catherine Spong, MD. During the meeting, Legro and Mendelson discussed how to maintain...
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Centennial Hill Day Participants Urge Congress to Support NIH, Medicare Coverage of CGMs

Endocrine Society members representing the Society’s leadership, Advocacy & Public Outreach Core Committee, Clinical Affairs Core Committee, Research Affairs Core Committee, Centennial Task Force, and Future Leaders to Advance Research in Endocrinology (FLARE) headed to Capitol Hill April 28 to educate Members of Congress about the importance of the endocrinology field. The Society held the...
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Stunted Kids More at Risk for Obesity?

In findings that almost seem contradictory, stunted children appear to have a greater risk of being overweight or having obesity, according to an article Medscape Medical News. The study was conducted in Indonesia and included such far-ranging risk factors as being young, living in rural areas, having short mother, and being weaned after the age...